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Belgian Artist Philippe Van Snick Passes Away Aged 73
Article date: Thursday, July 11, 2019

Belgian Artist Philippe Van Snick Passes Away Aged 73

"As a teacher, he has accompanied many students and given them the opportunity to grow," commented Jan Cools of the Artistic Research Department at the school. “He has always remained true to himself as an artist. His work was less figurative - he was mainly interested in color, light, time and space. "

I Like the Wind by James Nares at Sotheby's Contemporary
Article date: Thursday, July 11, 2019

I Like the Wind by James Nares at Sotheby's Contemporary

“I kind of stripped [painting] down for myself to the things that seemed most important A lot of it had to do with reinventing the brush, the surface, and the paint. It’s those three things that I kind of came up with my own versions of, or my own mixtures of. They’re pretty simple, the ingredients to my paintings. I like to think of it as like making bread or something. A little change in the recipe and you get something completely different” (“James Nares,” interview by Glenn O’Brien, Interview, 23 November 2008).

Guggenheim Museum among Eight Buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright Inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List
Article date: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Guggenheim Museum among Eight Buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright Inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, which includes eight major works spanning fifty years of Wright’s career. The designation was announced at the World Heritage Committee meeting on July 7 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Egypt Calls in Interpol to Reclaim 3,000-Year-Old Tutankhamun Artefact
Article date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Egypt Calls in Interpol to Reclaim 3,000-Year-Old Tutankhamun Artefact

The hunt is on for an ancient Tutankhamun artefact, that could have been stolen in the 1970s, after it was sold in London for $6 million. Less than a week after the 3,000-year-old artefact was sold at Christie's auction house in London, Egypt's National Committee for Antiquities Repatriation (NCAR) asked Interpol to 'issue a circular to trace' it.

German Painter Eberhard Havekost has been Found Dead
Article date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

German Painter Eberhard Havekost has been Found Dead

German painter Eberhard Havekost has been found dead. He died on Friday, July 5 in Berlin. He was 52 years. The news was broken by Havekost's Dresden-based gallery owner Frank Lehmann on Saturday.

Six Cultural Sites Added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List
Article date: Monday, July 8, 2019

Six Cultural Sites Added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

During its meeting in Baku yesterday's morning, the World Heritage Committee inscribed six cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The newly inscribed sites are located in Azerbaijan, Portugal, the Russian Federation, Spain, and the UK. Inscriptions will continue in the afternoon.

Damien Hirst As Part of Yorkshire Sculpture International
Article date: Sunday, July 7, 2019

Damien Hirst As Part of Yorkshire Sculpture International

This summer Yorkshire Sculpture International (YSI) presents seven major sculptures by Damien Hirst as part of the inaugural edition of the festival taking place across Leeds and Wakefield until 29 September 2019. Works will be shown outdoors in Leeds city centre, at Leeds Art Gallery and at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

The New Museum Debuts the First Solo Exhibition of Turner Prize–Winning British Artist Lubaina Himid
Article date: Saturday, July 6, 2019

The New Museum Debuts the First Solo Exhibition of Turner Prize–Winning British Artist Lubaina Himid

The New Museum debuts an entirely new body of work by Turner Prize–winning British artist Lubaina Himid (b. 1954, Zanzibar), marking the artist’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States. A pioneer of the British Black Arts Movement of the 1980s and ’90s, Himid has long championed marginalized histories. Her drawings, paintings, sculptures, and textile works critique the consequences of colonialism and question the invisibility of people of color in art and the media.

Shortlist Announced for Prix Pictet Hope
Article date: Saturday, July 6, 2019

Shortlist Announced for Prix Pictet Hope

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the celebrated Les Rencontres d’Arles photography festival in the South of France. Over the last eleven years the Prix Pictet screening has become an important part of the opening week of the Festival. On 4 July, during the Prix Pictet’s annual screening at the Roman Theatre in Arles, Stephen Barber, Chair of the Prix Pictet, announced the shortlist for the eighth cycle of the prize.

 The Mona Lisa Temporarily on Display in the Galerie Médicis
Article date: Friday, July 5, 2019

The Mona Lisa Temporarily on Display in the Galerie Médicis

To ensure the smooth progress of renovations in the Salle des États and maintain optimal visiting conditions, the Musée du Louvre has decided to temporarily transfer the Mona Lisa to the Galerie Médicis (room 801, level 2, Richelieu wing). The painting will remain there from July 17 until work in the Salle des États is completed mid-October 2019. One of the Louvre’s largest rooms, the Galerie Médicis can accommodate the many visitors wishing to see Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece. The Mona Lisa will be displayed in a temperature-controlled protective case specially designed for the painting.

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